Friday , 24 November 2017

Valuation Review

Valuation Review

NAR: More information is needed about appraisal waivers

Is there enough information about the proposed waiver of selected appraisals? Valuation Review spoke with National Association of Realtors Immediate Past President William Brown about what effect the Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae proposal of selected appraisal waivers could have on the market. Read on to find out what we were told. Via:: NAR: More information is needed about appraisal …

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SOW helps to fine tune reviews, appraiser says

At the 2017 American Society of Appraisers conference in Houston, Valuation Review caught up with Senior Review Appraiser Joel Gonia. Gonia spoke to what the appraiser must disclose within reports as it pertains to the Scope of Work. Read Part II of this story to find out more of what he shared with the audience. Via:: SOW helps to fine …

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AI unveils ‘green’ valuation course

Green properties continue to be critical areas for determining value for appraisers. The Appraisal Institute recently premiered a two-day educational course on valuation of green commercial properties in Nashville, Tenn. Read on for more details. Via:: AI unveils ‘green’ valuation course       

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Assurant Mortgage Solutions announces new innovations

Assurant, Inc. announced the release of a series of new products and product enhancements from its Mortgage Solutions division designed to address some of the challenges surrounding the rapidly evolving mortgage valuations and title sectors. Read on to learn more. Via:: Assurant Mortgage Solutions announces new innovations       

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Digital company names former Ellie Mae employee as CEO

Blue Sage, developers of the mortgage industry’s first browser-based, end-to-end digital lending platform, has named Joe Langner, a mortgage technology veteran and former COO at Ellie Mae, as company CEO. Read on to learn more about this new company hire. Via:: Digital company names former Ellie Mae employee as CEO       

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Breaking News: CFPB’s Cordray resigns position

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray announced today he is resigning his position. He expressed this to his employees in an emailed letter stating he expects to step down from his position before the end of the month. Read on for more details. Via:: Breaking News: CFPB’s Cordray resigns position       

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SOW helps to fine-tune reviews, appraiser says

At the 2017 American Society of Appraisers conference in Houston, Valuation Review caught up with a senior review appraiser. Joel Gonia addressed the audience on what appraisers must disclose within reports regarding the Scope of Work (SOW). Read on to find out more of what he shared with the audience. Via:: SOW helps to fine-tune reviews, appraiser says       

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